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VOLUME 9 , ISSUE 2 ( July-December, 2019 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Oral Pyogenic Granuloma: A Case Report

Adhithya Baskaran, Gayathri Chandrasekar, Vidya Lakshmi

Keywords : Gingival lesion, Hyperplastic lesion, Pyogenic granuloma

Citation Information : Baskaran A, Chandrasekar G, Lakshmi V. Oral Pyogenic Granuloma: A Case Report. 2019; 9 (2):51-52.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10083-0912

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Abstract

Pyogenic granuloma is a common benign vascular tumor found to occur in all ages. Both skin and mucous membranes can be affected. Its most common etiology is trauma. The tumor consists of capillary proliferations, venules, and fibromyxoid stroma. The development of a lesion occurs in three stages in which bleeding is a common symptom. The tumor can also mimic like other vascular lesions, solid tumors, and soft tissue infections. This case report is about pyogenic granuloma managed by surgical intervention.


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